Donald Peckinpaugh

Obituary of Donald Joe Peckinpaugh

Donald Joe Peckinpaugh August 26, 1942 – December 13, 2022 Bedford- Donald J. Peckinpaugh, 80, of Bedford, died at 4:49 a.m. Tuesday, December 13th, at Bliss Place in Bedford. Born August 26, 1942, in Anderson, Indiana, Donald was the son of Frederick L. and Juanita R. (Edwards) Peckinpaugh. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force, serving from January 1962, until his retirement, in May 1983. He served in the Vietnam War and was awarded several medals, during his time, in the military. Donald and Carole Ann Upton Bigelow were married, for 37 years. He was survived by six children: Donald J. Peckinpaugh, Jr., of Washington, Frederick R. Peckinpaugh, of Arizona, Tanya Peckinpaugh Campbell (Jerry), of Washington, Timothy C. Bigelow, Sr. (Tanya), of Louisiana, Teresa Bigelow Mathena (Mark), of Virginia, Christopher V. Bigelow (Michelle), of Indiana, and 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, along with his and Carole's dear friends, Jeff and Joann Padgett, of Indiana. Donald was preceded by his wife and parents. He will be buried next to them, at Rose Hill Cemetery, in Bloomington, Indiana, at a later date. Family and friends can express condolences at
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